BETHEL, NY — On Saturday, February 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Event Gallery, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts will be hosting a volunteer open house to offer an inside look at the volunteer operations of the not-for-profit cultural organization. The afternoon, part of an overall new volunteer recruitment initiative, will include museum tours, presentations, and the opportunity to talk with current volunteers and staff members about the many different opportunities available. Read more
The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging wants to make sure that the public is aware that when Senior Centers are closed due to cold weather conditions, they are generally still available as a warming station should consumers need. They do want older adults to avoid unnecessary trips outdoors during extreme cold, but want older adults to be aware that even though there are no scheduled activities or meals available at the Senior Center, the Senior Center can be available as a warming station, if needed. Call the Wayne County Area Agency on Aging 570/253-4262 to confirm hours of availability or if you are aware of an older adult in need of assistance due to the extremely cold weather conditions. Read more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Seven of the 12 artists participating in the group exhibition “Natural Selection[s]” at the Alliance Gallery at the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance stopped for a photograph at the opening of the show. Pictured are Erin Dinan, front row, left, Carla Strozzieri, Denis Yanashot, and gallery director and show curator Rocky Pinciotti, on the far right. In the back row are Alan Wood, left, Beth Baylin, Ellen Silberlicht and David B. Soete. The show runs through Saturday, February 15.
SHOHOLA, PA — The Milford Cub Scout Pack 71 will hold a pinewood derby on Saturday, February 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Shohola Elementary School. The public is invited to check out the race on a digital track, and anyone interested in racing can enter the open race. Participants must register by February 3. Car kits are available from the pack for $5. Come relive your childhood fun, or let your children experience it firsthand. To purchase a car kit or register for the race, contact Carol at email@example.com or 570/296-6315.
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Local radio station WJFF 90.5 will open its doors on Saturday, February 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. for an open house. All are welcome and encouraged to come see how local community radio is made while the station presents live music during its on-air “Open Mic.” Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Peter Rodgers, president of Rodgers-Olver-Polley, Inc., recently presented the Wayne County Historical Society (WCHS) with a donation of $1,000 for ongoing work at the Lock 31 Canal Park Project and renovation of the Daniels Farm at New Castle between White Mills and Hawley. The gift was made available through the Lebanon Valley Insurance Company Foundation, which has a long tradition of making annual gifts to qualifying 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations recommended by one of their agents. Read more
PIKE COUNTY, PA — Pike County Hands of Hope (PCHOH), a charity that provides assistance to families and individuals who are homeless or near-homeless in the community, is currently seeking volunteers, including a part-time Hopeline coordinator, Hopeline volunteers, hands-on volunteers and a spiritual coordinator. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — As part of Catholic School Week, St. Dominic’s Academy will host a wine and cheese social for all alumni of Catholic education in Honesdale, on Friday, January 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Catholic Family Community Center (former Honesdale and St. Vincent’s Catholic School) on Cliff Street. Read more
LIBERTY, NY — The SkillsUSA chapter of the Career and Technical Education Center at Sullivan BOCES will host a roast beef dinner at the Rubin Pollack Education Center on Tuesday, February 11. In the event of inclement weather, the snow date is February 12. The cost of the dinner is $10. Takeout dinners will be available between 3 and 6:30 p.m.; sit-down dinners will be available from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Read more
CALLICOON, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library saw great success with its first series of young author visits. The first session featured authors K.L. Going, Wendy Townsend, and Clara Gillow Clark who shared readings from their respective books and also taught workshops to teens on various writing themes. Read more